keto acid

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keto acid

[′kēd·ō ‚as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
A compound that is both an acid and a ketone; an example is β-acetoacetic acid.
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Influence of branched-chain amino acids and branched-chain keto acids on protein synthesis in isolated hepatocytes.
Gas chromatography of branched-chain keto acids analyzed as their silylated oxime derivatives.
In fact, a previous study demonstrated its usefulness in improving precision of keto acids analysis (2).
The aim of the present study was to separate and identify more organic acids, including new groups of aromatic acids, amino acids, and keto acids with relevance for diagnostic purposes.
Effect of ethanol and keto acids on the iMg electrodes.